Tag Archives: Dementia Action Network (DAN)

New Cross Hospital Dementia Care Bundle: a “New” Discovery (Health Foundation)

Summary The following case study from the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust covers how the Dementia Care Bundle (DCB) was implemented at New Cross Hospital and how this has improved patient safety. This apparently neglected item from the University of Worcester, … Continue reading

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Dementia Care in the Acute General Hospital: Revisited (Journal of Dementia Care)

Summary This article summarises the range of interventions involved in improving care for people with dementia at New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton. Key components of the New Cross Hospital Dementia Project comprise: A specialist dementia acute medical ward (currently called … Continue reading

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6Cs Live! Communication Hub Launched by Sir David Nicholson at Wolverhampton’s New Cross Hospital (NHS England)

Summary Sir David Nicholson, Chief Executive of NHS England, launched the “6Cs Live!” online hub at the Royal Wolverhampton Hospital NHS Trust. This event took place at the Wolverhampton Medical Institute, and was timed to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the NHS. … Continue reading

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Wolverhampton’s Joint Dementia Strategy (Dementia Action Alliance / Wolverhampton City Council / Wolverhampton City Primary Care Trust)

Summary This page on the Dementia Action Alliance (DAA)‘s website clarifies Wolverhampton’s Joint Dementia Strategy. “The Joint Dementia Strategy developed by Wolverhampton City Council and Wolverhampton City Primary Care Trust sets out how the city will meet the objectives identified … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Evaluation Report Published for Excellent Care in a Dementia Friendly Acute Hospital (University of Worcester, Association for Dementia Studies)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary We have just this week learned that the final evaluation of the New Cross Hospital Dementia Project … Continue reading

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A Neglected Gem: The Dementia Friendly Hospital (Presentation Slides)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 7, February 2012]. Summary This freely-available but under-publicised set of presentation slides gives a professionally produced and graphically pleasing summary of the background, philosophy, personnel and … Continue reading

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The New Cross Hospital Dementia Outreach Service (Wolverhampton, UK)

Abstract Julie Willoughby, Consultant Nurse for Dementia Services at New Cross Hospital introduces RWHT’s Dementia Outreach Service and the new Dementia Action Network (DAN). Full Text Link Reference Willoughby, J. (2011). Introducing the New Cross Hospital Dementia Outreach Service. Wolverhampton … Continue reading

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